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PBS
Dec 9, 2013 3:00pm PST
for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: the deal creating the world's largest airline became official today. american airlines emerged from bankruptcy to join with u.s. airways. the new carrier will operate under the american airlines name. the merger leaves four airlines controlling more than 80% of the american travel market. passengers won't see immediate changes to reservations or frequent flyer programs, and it remains unclear if the deal will mean higher fares. eight of the most prominent u.s. tech companies, including apple, google and facebook, are calling for tighter controls on government surveillance. they sent an open letter to president obama today, in the wake of revelationshat the go
LINKTV
Dec 3, 2013 5:30am PST
no further than shanghai. that chinese city has ranked top in math, reading, and science among teenagers. a new global report says that east asian schools are at the top of academic excellence by tackling tough classrooms and abandoning rote learning. things were not so good for students in the united states. a 15-year-old there jailed in math and were average for reading and science. france is above average in reading and writing but has reading and math, now in 20 fifth place. we leave you with that. you are watching "france 24." >> i am joined on the set by mrs. rush -- -- what is making headlines this morning? >> we start with syria and the question of bashar al-assad. i will go straight away the independent newspaper in the u.k.. bashar al-plicated assad in war crimes. you can see the piece there. the u.n. is keeping full lists of suspected war criminals. the evidence -- until the evidence is requested for an incredible -- four a credible investigation. more broadly on the situation seery, it is a story not being covered as much as usual compared to the events on the ground. when th
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 4:00pm EST
been credited with new breakthroughs in the study of medical science, including aids and mental health. this morning on the "washington journal" we want to focus on the nih and give you an opportunity to find out more about the agency. francis s. collins joins us live. >> it is great to be here. >> you are the director of the nih. what is your objective? guest: we are the largest searcher -- researcher in the world. we focus on how life works at the most detailed level, and partly to apply that and come up with new insights that will prevent and treat disease. we support tens of thousands of grants across the country, conducted by our world's most cutting-edge scientists who are working from everything from cancer, to hiv-aids, two timers -- o all alzheimer's. you name it. we want to talk more about that, in terms of sequestration. you form to this as part of the department of health and human services. what is your budget? how many people work for the and age? billion.9 the number of people who work for us focus on the work that we do from the grants that we give across the country, a
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 7:00pm PST
a country school system. it meant a student's ability in math science and reading let's look at the latest results map to see shanghai singapore hong kong the first three positions number one two and three respectively france in the uk number twenty five and twenty six to the total of sixty five countries measured in these surveys. science results showing much the same kind of results that east asian. school systems scoring the highest shanghai hong kong singapore once again number one two and three friends and the uk in mid twenties and the literacy results opening much the same thing with the station systems scoring the highest france and uk also in those middle rankings in the mid twenties. that's always the asian country's top the world rankings that's pretty clear european countries such as france and uk struggling to compete france in particular sliding down the ratings and rankings despite spending more on its goals then other countries in the and today we ask how to prepare today's kids for tomorrow's world and make sure they leave school with all the right skills with both those q
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 7:00pm EST
it in a unique way. this is a show about science by scientists. let's check out our team of hardcore nerds. lindsey miran is a cia operative and analyst. tonight, high tech crime stoppers. shots fired in the night. cops pinpoint the crime scene. how do they do it? the new science of solving crime. crystal dilworth is a scientist. if you think wine making is old school, think good. the newest ways of making wine. >> a neuro scientist and i will phil tores, an entimologist. the by onic arm. see how it's more
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
with other universities is housed in education city and there are all sorts of those that are science and technologies and the term artificial island and there are all sorts of mechanisms to pursue modernity as defined by the government and all of this is pursued by construction projects and the importance of this is not just in changing the early infrastructure. but in tying the state and bringing within the orbit of the state in the employ of the state, qatari business and entrepreneurs in each of these cities that are being built, one city, for example, slightly north and within it, there is doha land. not too different from disneyland. there is something called doha land. in and all of these are construction development projects, few of which the business community is drawn into the business community orbiting the state and political stability is in many ways purchased. political stability is insured. so there's remarkable political stability, which ties the business community for example in kuwait to the state division in its pursuit of development and modernistic projects. last
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 10:30am PST
it seems the only filly in the sloth of a and political science it's a safe and effective to treat it as a symbol of the trade of conduct aimed at encouraging essentially disposable batavia. we see evidence that among some reading twice the weight is gone. everyone seems to be quite sticky by the romans it's like it's not great is that love petition. it enables the still to carrying all full. it is folks the machines. and if you're not living with them it was still in the pre said the shell with the concept she'll undoubtedly plans to attend any that the shops of this flying thing that is constantly making rights and responsibilities in terms of the contents of the source responsible behind this and do things that completely soaked with irresponsible. i thought we'd make it to the maze. well now that it's taking the effects of the getting it they came to be. last point was that day plan my mom. oh my god wonder whether the subject with me. caring and just said liquidity out of it. most just going in the us will also want prawns. i was completely humiliated. what is great because i
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 3:00am EST
science of portland state. and says the free syrian army is trying to scare the west against groups like al qaeda. there were 31 groups involved in the syrian conflict. the number may have increased. al qaeda sees an opening to carry out its agenda. so it is merely taking advantage of the situation in syria. but one has to be careful. you know the head of the fsa, he would say al qaeda to are rest room, audience to frighten the westerners to support him. what they are, the people that he's talking about are islamist groups. there's a range in these 31 opposition groups from liberal, indeed to extremely religious conservative in in between. >> the rebels ousted former president in the central african republic in march are under fire themselves. a u.n. security council prepares to discuss a mandate of african union and french troops operating. if the resolution is adopted the forces will be providing support and supplies. more from the capital. >> we have heard gun fire and mortar rounds as well. all over this city. pretty close to where we are in this hotel now. the city is deserted. peop
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 5:00am EST
now from bangkok is a professor of political science at the university. and thank you very much for making it on the show. now, we have got the prime minister who dissolved the parliament and early elections called and they want no more of the clan, is that really possible in thai politics? >> well, they are working hard to negotiate, to make sure that the influence of the shinawatra family is reduced and not sure it will happened in the future but demonstrators are hoping that they are demanding that the new elections should be with improved mechanisms to reduce the influence of the family and hoping for and we are listening, waiting to listen to the announcement from the leader of the protest movement in the next few minutes. >> there could be a little confusion here for those of us who are not familiar with thai politics, do antiprotesters want no more of the clan or bring the monarchy back and do away with democracy? >> well, i think the main objective of the -- what the so called people's democratic reform committee is to make sure that they have a better political reform i
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am EST
at mcdonald's anymore or burger king. none of the food tastes right. they had a science project to tell me how many people have food -- ieating good still eat chitlins. was 13.d smoking when i what is this stuff going on for? it is not making people live longer. it is making people live longer. the lifespan span in the united states is going up. sure what genetic modification has to do with that. if you are eating genetically modified foods, if you are eating foods from the supermarket, just from the produce section, the chances are you are not eating anything that is genetically modified. there is a long list of foods that are not genetically modified. the only ones that i know about for short that are available are the genetically out of five papaya from hawaii -- the only ones that i know about for sure that are available are the genetically modified papaya from hawaii. if you bought them from stateside supermarkets, they llyl come from genetica modified varieties. i have been told there are some squash that come from genetically modified varieties. the percentages, i have been told, are no
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 1:00pm EST
of the influence, and sought another explanation, that is to say a chemical polonium. to sum up, i trust science. when all the experts that they agree. my lawyer will request that the swiss expertise be handed over to the feoffment expertise, thank you. french experts. if you have any questions my lawyers -- it's very complicated. why is there so much difference. because it is so complicated. would you like us to express ourselves in english to sum it up or -- >> all right, so that was the press conference being held. she is the widow of the palestinian president yasir arafat, as well as her lawyer responding to a terrific report into the death of arafat which says that he wasn't poisons he died of a hemorrhage in his brine. basically saying that she is upset by the contradiction between the two reports and she will be asking the swiss experts, and the swiss expertise to be handed over to the french so that's just the gist of what yasir arafat was saying. let's cross to our european news center, and lauren taylor for that. >> says he is ready to negotiate, but he wants an end to the blockade of
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2013 9:00pm EST
: but this bad science is pushed in video by talented people. >> with you do something in a narrative form or a recognizable actress with a clever theme as you have said that looks like a horror movie and it is very effective. the people that flash the environmental agenda have a tremendous resource with celebrities who are willing to do this kind of video. john: americc's biggest environmental success is tracking for natural gas.d amers cardinal put many celebrities like john lennon's wife and son trash it is don't frack my mother then the crowd follows. >> they do. powerfully they sway natalie their followers like when george clooney spotted off on global warming says something, it goes global. unlike the and on celebrities who cannot get the word out quite as effectively. they are a great power. john: james hirsen. by the way ed begley, jr. said he either does conservation from his conservative father it was wrong to waste any resource. we also reached out to every actor about the hypocrisy but not one responded. hollywood makes millions selling stuff to us but at the same time they say
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 11:00am PST
the legacy of be iing science. >> they are calling it cannibus. is this a bad idea. that we are going to have somebody covering pot and how people are using it. i don't think so. you have new laws in the state and they are going to have the "new york times" having an article about wine. they have to hire someone to cover conservatives. i'm guessing anybody who would read the den ver poever post wi ill. >> smoking pot causes manboobs there is a town in southern holland, that has -- >> is it? >> i've never been. but it is got a weed passport. it is trying to stop tourist hot spots. >> i don't know if america is ready or not for that. here is a question for the ladies out there. are you going to buy your guy personal products out there this year? men and women are spending 3.9 million dollars a year on eye cream. >> all right andy, what is your grooming routine. >> i basically roll out of bed check to see that everything is still working and say a quick prayer of thank as go on about my business. >> most people think shower shave, and deodorant. >> i like to dim the lights, get a hot bath and ex
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 12:30pm EST
all source analysts and combining these capabilities management,ion targeting, science and technology, bring to bear significant capability and these types off skills and capabilities, and others, they all brought of aneath the construct center concept. the integrated intelligence center construct, uniquely tied into our war fighting combat in and commands, part of the defense intelligence enterprise, provided full spectrum intelligence, synchronizing capabilities and eliminating redundancies. i will not stand here until you we will eliminate every redundancy, but i will tell you, it is one of the areas we have to try to work toward. understanding who is doing what to whom. as a longtime intelligence officer, you meet the demands of your customer. your customer is a commander. customerustom-made -- is the secretary of defense for the present, you answer that question. somebody else answers it for their boss, so be it. if somebody wants a call that redundant, so be it. inis the world we live in dealing with the here and now and the threats we face today and to keep us out of conflict,
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 10:00pm EST
on to get there. >> i'm joined by derrick pitts, scientist at the franklin institute science museum. there's disagreement over the last few days about what happened to ison. nasa says it's a gonna, is there something there in. >> i think what happened, antonio was a to usle between this not very well consolidated nucleus, the gravitational pull of the sun and the heat of the sun, the heat of the sun sublime, frozen gases and the loosely compacted material left in the nucleus in the comments had nothing to hold it together. the solar wind took care of it after that. as we look at the images from the satellites looking at the sun. what we see is what's left of ison, a mere shadow of its former self. >> no hope that we'll get a good show in the sky. >> i don't think we'll see much from the ground. folks will be out with binoculars. a big telescope under dark skies might show us a whisk of what is left. it's left to the satellites on orbit. >> the possibility of it hitting earth was ruled out before it passed the sun. is there a chance that it blew apart and there are fragments that something
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 12:00pm PST
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FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm PST
you can get all the online trading tools you need without any surprise fees. ♪ it's not rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> for the second day in a row president obama took on the role of insurance salesman in chief promoting obama care. he spoke at the white house youth summit. >> one recent article reported that a surprisingly large number of people are signing up. there is a good reason for that. the law works. most young people without insurance can now get covered for under a hundred bucks a month. >> the president is facing an increasingly tough sell according to a recent cnn poll 53% of americans do not think the president is honest and trustwort trustworthy. bill burton served as national press secretary for the 2008 obama presidential campaign. he's now executive vice president and managing director of global strategy group. good to see you. >> good to see you. >> this is fun. thanks for coming on the set. >> appreciate you having me. >> there's been discussion about whether the president's newfound assurances ant the law and how it's working and do
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 3:00pm PST
before been considered science fiction. >> the new nsa documents reported fbi washington post are controversial because they suggest the nsa is collecting location data from cell phones and other wireless devices when not being used. 5 billion records are collected data. it can be used to retrace your movements as well as identify relationships. >> we call it tip off information. these guilt by association, links become potential evidence of a terrorist plot by the fact you're identifying a net work. >> the collection is focused overseas. the records indicate location data is picked up incidentally not intentionally. the documents contrast with the recents hearing where the nsa director suggested the location data was not in use. >> do you believe the nsa needs to collect gps location on american citizens? >> this may be something that's a future requirement for the country but is not right now. >> in a statement the top lawyer for the nation's intelligence chief who oversees says nsa, there is no element of intelligence community that under any authority collects information.
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 12:00pm EST
never told us very much. she's also a senior fellow for science and international affairs committee member of the policy board. she cofounded the center for the new american security think tank that you all know and she is a member of the aspen strategy group. so, zelikow is a professor of history at the university of virginia and is also the dean leading the graduate school of arts and sciences. >> i'm going to put that on my resume. i like that. soon after they became a trial and appellate lawyer in texas doing for mobile justice and civil rights work. there is so much more here. he was an adviser to secretary of state condoleezza rice. when i first met him, the council of the department of state he's a member of the president's intelligence advisory board and he was for president bush and president obama and he has written a number of books. germany unified. statecraft is a good one. he wrote that with condoleezza rice and most importantly he is a member of the aspen strategy group that he directed from 2,000 to 2003. i will sort by asking michele and fill up a few questions and
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 2:30pm EST
as a manageable medical condition. the science gives us great reason for optimism and hope. there are currently more than already safe and effective antiretrovirals drugs and combinations. researchers continue to develop new treatments. what is more, we're making progress to new medications and regimens that are longer lasting and simpler to use. far fewer side effects. those regimens reduce the amount of hiv in the body. that helps people living with hiv to stay healthy and live longer. we also know from the nih funding research, hiv transmission is drastically reduced when the amount of hiv virus in an affected person is reduced to undetectable levels. meanwhile, our partner agency, the fda, has approved new, rapid diagnostic test which can be used in a variety of settings to identify hiv in an infected individual. it might not be tested in a traditional health care setting. as we speak, nih grantees and scientists are exploring ways to treat hiv infections by administering anti-hiv antibodies. they have begun early-stage testing of an antibody that was effective in protecting human cells aga
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 9:00am EST
attention to a new report from the nation's premiere scientific body, the national academy of sciences. we typically associate climate change with gradual, longer term problems. according to the academy, climate change could also pose a risk of rapid hard to predict environmental changes that have the potential to cause widespread damage in the near term. the report warns that the collapse of the polar sea ice could send sea levels soaring. the destruction of the coral reefs could cause mass extinction of sea life, the elimination of summer sea ice in the arctic could alter the world's weather patterns. these tipping points could happen suddenly. it's reckless to do nothing in face of these threats. if there is a 10% chance that these threats would happen, it's irresponsible for us to ignore it. dr. richard alley, one of the authors said, you can't see it coming. you can't prepare for it. congress is irresponsible if we don't take this issue seriously. to pass on our planet worthy of our children and grandchildren's future. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. . the n
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
professor of political science and international public affairs at columbia university. dorian, this could happen tomorrow. there is a lot of support publicly in polling, it's remarkable popular. there's strong support in the democratic caucus on both sides of the aisle -- both houses, and the president has come out, and he's been talking about it a lot recently, the only obstacle is the house republican caucus. >> that's right. and the president, remember, started at $9 an hour and has agreed to sign off on $10.10 an hour if that bill were to pass. and as we know, this week he gave this big speech on income inequality and talked about those fast-food workers and other low-wage workers. you're right, the our most un-democratic institution, the senate, which is the final stumbling block here. >> you think the senate actually more than the house? >> i'm sorry, thank you for that correction. >> the house. >> i was still in "bizarro world." if you could just replay that every day, maybe it will become reality, i'm sorry. right. it's the house republicans that are -- >> right. >> -- holding thi
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 10:00am EST
recognizes the gentleman from alabama, mr. brooks, for five minutes. mr. speaker, the science space and technology committee recently held a hearing on healthcare.gov cybersecurity threats. our bipartisan expert witness panel included dr. frederick check, a computer science professor at s.m.u., dr. ruben, a computer science professor at johns hopkins university, david kennedy, former chief security officer of dibold incorporated and currently the principal security consultant for trusted sec, and morgan write, formerly with cisco security and now c.e.o. of crowd sourced investigations. now i'm not a cybersecurity expert, but i can read the words of those who are. the s.s.t. committee's hearing charter informs members that in order to fully use healthcare.gov, american citizens must input or verify highly personal information such as date of birth and social security numbers for all family members, household salary, debt information, credit card information, place of employment, home addresses, and the like. information that is a treasure-trove for cybercriminals and identity thieves
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
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CNN
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm PST
like a lot of science fiction, but amazon believes -- is this for real, ryan? >> wolf, jeff bezos is touting this as if it's very real. he says in four or five years, he hopes to be able to get your order to your door with a drone within a half hour after you place it. he's made point, click and shop a huge part of our lives. now amazon's ceo is promising delivery by drone. he unveiled his plan to cbs' "60 minutes". >> these are octocopters, but there's no reason they could be use as delivery vehicles. >> reporter: she says the vehicles they're developing can carry objects weighing up to five pounds, which he says covers 86% of the items they deliver. they can fly within 10 miles of any distribution center and they would be autonomous. that means no operator with a joystick. they'll program the coordinates of your house and it will fly there. but there are all sorts of potential pitfalls like how will they safeguard against from veers off-course and hitting us in the head? how will they avoid unknown obstacles on the roof? caitlin lee is a uav expert with ihs janes. what else can
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 2:00am EST
by bigger and bigger storms would need to focus on the science of communities. i would also propose we strengthen the emergency response capacity of the local mission. i know ms. steele has been strong the development aspect of supportive of the construction efforts that have gone there. i don't think they have the team and staff to respond to a three to five-year effort that's going to be there and i would say we look at mechanisms to assist her in her step in responding over the longer-term in assisting filipinas and developing. i will say it has been mentioned before, the filipino community has been quick to respond. it varies billion, very proud people and caring people and the government now is winding up in moving forward. recent leadership from the u.s., which i think they would welcome, they would be positioned well for the future. thank you. >> thank you so very much for the tremendous job catholic relief services is doing. we were fully briefed by joe curry while we were there and tom o'reilly took his bitterly around. we got to see the operation upfront and was extremely imp
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 2:00pm EST
do to the our economy, secure life. with a look at this as a very real threat. no matter how science fiction it is to think about that happening. it could easily happen. it's our job to stop it. >> host: representative hunter, iran has not ended and f the country for more than 200 just. they have a right to defend themselves. what do you say to that argument? >> guest: iran has invaded other countries do proxy terrorist the they're in syria, ma lebanon. they are in a lot of places doing bad things. they are in afghanistan. so they haven't invaded because that's not what these countries do. what these countries do is when i say countries, countries like afghanistan, prewar, and iran, they have proxy care. they fund, promote and train at actors in their state and then send them out to other countries to destabilize those countries. >> host: front page of "the new york times," i don't know if you saw this story. jihadists groups gain internal across the middle peace. >> guest: that's true. in fact, iraq and syria, ma especially because what you have is this. you have a rat line from syr
CBS
Dec 2, 2013 7:00am PST
delivery. there's an item going into the vehicle. i know this looks like science fiction. it's not. >> wow. >> this is early. this is still years away. drops the package. >> there's the package. >> you come and get your package. >> we can do half hour delivery and we can carry objects up to 5 pounds which covers 86% of the items deliver. >> what's the range of the fulfillment center -- >> they could be a 10-mile radius from the center. it could cover vary yaus areas of the population. it won't deliver everything. these are electric motors, so this is all electric. it's very green. better than driving trucks around. this is all an r & d project. >> with drones there's somebody sitting in front of a screen. >> not these. they're autonomous. you give it instructions. >> what's the challenge? >> the hard part is putting all the redundancy all the reliability, all the systems you need to say, look this thing can't land on somebody's head while they're walking around in the neighborhood. >> it's not good. >> i don't want anyone thinking it's around the corner.
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am EST
in agricultural sciences and earning his masters in business from delaware valley college, eric went to work for the pennsylvania department of agriculture. there he administered the rural youth grant program, led the county fair and agri tourism division and director for the central office in that department. he holds several leadership roles in the marcellus shale coalition, bringing together the two most important industries, energy and agriculture. eric is well deserving of this honor and we thank him for his leadership in the field of agriculture and agricultural education. thank you, mr. speaker and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the chair recognizes the gentleman from california, mr. waxman, for five minutes. mr. waxman: thank you very much, mr. speaker. on february 15, a small group of democratic members of the house joined together to form the safe climate caucus. we vowed to come to the house every day to talk about the defining environmental challenge of our time, climate change. today marks the 100th day we have spoken on
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 12:00pm EST
is a better term, and industry science-based? >> i appreciate that question a great deal. the answer is we have put in place a number of new policy components that will begin to allow us to cover the entire. and it. i don't think we'll ever find the time when the american health sector diminishes in terms of imports and its reliance on technology. we are technologically driven in this country and that is a great asset in many respects, but a liability as well. it is an asset in that we've allowed the most technological means to be used in some cases that it made a difference. some people confuse our technology with our system, our marketplace. we have the best in the world. but we don't have the best sector in the world if you look at any performance criteria. i think we're the best technology in the world. a lot of people around the world want to access that technology. succumb to the united states to be able to do that. but what this law does and what i think a growing consensus, even in the private sector outside the law acknowledges that if we are really going to make a difference in t
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
do to a security wise. we have to look at this is a very real threat no matter how science fiction does to think about that happening. it could easily happen and it's our job to stop it. >> colon the gene tweets in represented hunter iran has not invaded another country for more than 200 years. they have a right to defend themselves. what do you say to that argument? >> guest: iran has invaded other countries through proxy terrorists. they are in a whole lot of places doing bad things. they are in afghanistan so they haven't invaded because that is not with these countries do. with these countries do is end when i say countries i'm in countries like afghanistan prewar and iran have proxy wars and a fund to promote and train bad actors in their state bad bad actors in their state and send them out to other countries to destabilize those countries and kill and maim people. husk of the front page of "the new york times" and don't know if you saw this story. groups gain in turmoil across the mideast. violence has presented new opportunities for jihadist groups across the middle east to
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 8:00am EST
does it say that the united states is pretty much in the middle of the pack on mathematics, science and english? and particularly this year where there was a real focus on mathematics for the first time in ten years. it says two or three things. number one, it says that things like poverty, socioeconomics really matter because you look at the states like massachusetts and connecticut that did well and what they've done, and you look at the data when you pull it out and try to account for poverty, and you see where the statistics are. but there's more to this, because if you just stop there, we're in the inane debate that we've been in for the last 20 years. be because th issue is not whether poverty matters, but what do we do about it? so the dominant strategying with, educational -- strategy, educational strategy that we've done about it for the last ten years is no child left behind and race to the top. there's been a wunsch of other thing -- bunch of other things like charters and competition and now new standards, but that's the hypertesting, the sanctioning of teachers, the clo
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am EST
, no matter how science fiction it feels to think about that happening, it could easily happen and it is our job to stop it. host: we have this tweet from calamity jane -- host: what do you say to that argument? syria rightis in now as a proxy terrorist. they are in all of these places doing bad things. they are in afghanistan. they have not invaded because that is not what these countries do. what these countries -- by these countries i mean countries like , they have proxy terrorists. they fund, promote, and train bad actors in their state and then send them out to other countries to destabilize. front page this morning of "the new york times." "jihadist groups gain turmoil across the middle east, planning violence to present new opportunities for jihadist groups across the middle east to raise concerns among american intelligence and counterterrorism officials that militants aligned with al qaeda could establish a base in syria capable of threatening israel and europe. -- europe." guest: that is absolutely true, especially in syria. you have a line from syria to iraq. that is how they get
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